Borneo Eco TrailMalaysia

8 day tour
from £2,032 per adult
Flights & Tax Included
  • Kinabalu Park
  • Poring Hot Springs
  • Kinabatangan River
  • Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre
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Borneo Eco Trail
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Borneo Eco Trail

Borneo Eco Trail

Explore the unique flora and fauna of Borneo: from the famous Orangutans to proboscis monkeys and the rare pygmy elephants as you cruise along the Kinabatangan River and soak up the jungle atmosphere from a memorable canopy walk.

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Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1
Arrival Kota Kinabalu
On arrival in Kota Kinabalu you will be met and transferred to Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa . Check in and enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.
Accommodation: Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
                     
Day 2
Day 2
Kota Kinabalu
Day at leisure to enjoy the facilities of the resort and relax on the beach or explore Kota Kinabalu city.
Accommodation: Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
                     
Day 3
Day 3
Kota Kinabalu – Kinabalu Park
You will be picked up from your Kota Kinabalu hotel for the mountainous drive to Kinabalu Park. Nature enthusiasts will be delighted with a jungle trek, visit to the mountain garden to explore the exceptionally rich flora with examples of Himalaya, China, Australia, Malaysia and pan-tropical flora. On return, enjoy an informative presentation organized in the Park.
 
Overnight at Kinabalu Park (L,D).
Day 4
Day 4
Kinabalu Park – Poring Hot Springs – Sukau
This morning drive towards Sandakan, one of the oldest settlements on the East Coast of Borneo. Stop en route at Poring Hot Springs for a dip in its hot sulphur baths deemed to have healing properties and the breathtaking 41 metre canopy walk. Arrive at Sukau in time for dinner.
 
Overnight at Borneo Nature Lodge (B,L,D).
Day 5
Day 5
Sukau
An early morning start for a cruise up the Kinabatangan River and onto Kelenanap Ox-Bow Lake for bird watching and wildlife spotting for Borneo's iconic Proboscis monkey, orangutans or pygmy elephants.. Take a short jungle walk and experience the wilderness of Borneo before returning to the lodge for breakfast. The rest of the day is free to explore. This evening take a boat trip along the river to see many species of flora and fauna of the rainforest.
 
Overnight at Borneo Nature Lodge (B,L,D)
Day 6
Day 6
Sukau – Gomantong – Sandakan
Depart the lodge early morning and explore the Gomantong Cave, famous for its edible birds nests. Follow a boardwalk through the cave systems. Enjoy lunch in Sandakan, before a city tour, visit water village, central market, Buddhist temple.
 
Overnight in Sandakan (B,L,D)
Day 7
Day 7
Sandakan - Kota Kinabalu
Head to the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre for the morning orang utan feeding and a trek into pristine, protected jungles. Enjoy lunch before departing to Sandakan airport for your onward flight back to Kota Kinabalu.
 
Overnight at Shangri-La Tanjung Aru (B,L)
Accommodation: Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
                     
Day 8
Day 8
Kota Kinabalu
Enjoy the morning at leisure on the beach or by the pool before heading to airport for your flight back to the Uk.
Accommodation: Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
                     

Whats Included

8 day tour
from £2,032 per adult
Price includes flights
Price Includes:
  • Flights
  • Accommodation
  • Private Transfers
  • Guide
Price Includes
  • International and domestic flights in economy class
  • Accommodation as detailed
  • Services on a private basis except for excursions or services involving boat, which will be on sharing basis
  • Sightseeing as indicated
  • Meals where indicated
  • Entrance fees to places indicated in the itinerary

 

Price Excludes
  • Peak season surcharges
  • Additional meals and drinks with meals
  • Entrance fees to sightseeing places not indicated in the itinerary

Tour Route Map

  1.   Kota Kinabalu
  2.   Sukau
  3.   Sandakan
  4.   Sepilok
  5.   Sandakan
  6.   Kota Kinabalu
Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
Borneo, Malaysia
Located in the heart of Kota Kinabalu, only a five-minute taxi ride from the bars, restaurants and the night market, this hotel boasts incredible views of the sun as it sets across the South China Sea.

How To Book

How do I talk to a specialist in Malaysia holidays?

We are happy to give you a call back to discuss your holiday at a convenient time for you or we welcome you to come to our office in central London to discuss your holiday in detail.

Why use our specialist service?

Our destination experts provide a personalised service to tailormake your dream holiday. Within our experienced team we have visited most of the properties we feature and will be able to give you expertise and specialist knowledge from our first hand experience. You will be offered a direct telephone number, so you are able to speak to the same specialist from the time you pick up the phone until your documents are sent out.

Do I have to travel on certain dates and only do the itineraries suggested?

No, we tailormake all our holidays and subject to availability you will be able to travel on any date. The itineraries and holidays on our website are for inspiration and are suggestions only, you can change any aspect according to your personal requirements and available spend.

How far in advance should I book my holiday?

Many customers are under the illusion that booking late secures the best prices. This is often not the case and it is advisable to book early especially if travelling in peak seasons such as Christmas, Easter or school holidays. Many hotels and airlines actually offer special “Early Booking Offers” so you are able to secure the best price early on.

I don’t know what board basis to book. Can I eat out locally, should I consider All Inclusive?

It's always a difficult decision to make before you travel. Call one of our destination experts, who will be happy to advise you on local restaurants and prices you can expect to pay in resort.

What can I do when I get there?

There are many excursions, activities and highlights that are not to be missed out on, whilst in the country. Please contact our experts for advise on whether to prebook these before travel.

What financial protection do you offer?

When booking through Western and Oriental, if your flight is delayed or cancelled due to bad weather or you have a problem in resort it is our responsibility you are taken care of. We offer a 24 hour emergency number to assist with any issues you may have in resort and all of our flight inclusive holidays are financially protected through ATOL bonding for your protection.